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The West 117th Foundation of Cleveland

Our Mission:

The West 117 Foundation, Inc. provides leadership to raise private sector funds, steward the assets received, and make grants in support of Development, LLC; West 117 Development, LLC; and its partners.

Our Vision:

The West 117 Foundation, Inc. will generate philanthropic resources to support entrepreneurship, arts, , health, and human services to create a hub for โ€™s + ecosystem, in collaboration with the Studio West Development.

A 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization

The West 117 Foundation, Inc. will generate philanthropic resources to support entrepreneurship, arts, culture, health, and human services to create a hub for Clevelandโ€™s LGBTQ+ ecosystem, in collaboration with the Studio West Development. A Hub for the LGBTQ community of built on inclusivity and community engagement, that can aggregate resources and provide unparalleled opportunities in support of local LGBTQ businesses, arts and culture, and health and human services.

Philanthropy

Our innovative space lets us focus on philanthropy and reinvesting dollars back into the community. About Us

Culture

Partnering with local LGBTQ leaders and organizations, we are creating inclusive, welcoming, safe spaces for all members of our community. About Us

Economy

Providing affordable space creates opportunities to support and grow local LGBTQ business owners and entrepreneurs. About Us

Programming

A larger venue for drag performances, events, and dancing can raise the profile of LGBTQ art and culture in Cleveland. About Us